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Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Relax while you soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life...

Coniston

Coniston Water

Ruined farm building near Coniston Water

The village of Near Sawrey

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The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell (From where you get superb views of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere) and nearby to the Grizedale Forest. The village has a welcoming feel and traditional Lake District warmth to it; visitors will find plenty of shops and cafes in which to relax while they soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life.

A popular centre for walkers, climbers and cyclists, the area is also well known for Coniston Water; setting for the famous children’s story, Swallows and Amazons and also scene of Donald Campbell’s tragic world water-speed record attempt in 1967. Nowadays the Victorian steam yacht ‘Gondola’ which first went into service in 1859 and was restored in 1977 by the National Trust, plies the five miles of water from April to October. You can hire rowing boats, electric boats, kayaks and dinghies from Coniston Boating Centre on the lakeshore.

Take the opportunity to visit the Ruskin Museum, for local history, and ‘Brantwood’ on the shores of Coniston Water, former home to the poet John Ruskin.

Positioned between Coniston Water and Windermere, Hawkshead is arguably the quaintest location in the lakes, with white washed cottages dating back to the 16th century, charming old pubs and tea shops along narrow traffic-free streets.

The village is busy with tourists who come to see the Grammar school where, in the 1780’s William Wordsworth developed inspiration for this early poetry and home to the Beatrix Potter gallery showing her original drawings for her children’s books. The village hosts the annual Victorian fair and agricultural/sports show every summer.

Broughton-in-Furness is well situated a few miles west of nearby Coniston, and is becoming a favoured destination for the more discerning visitor, who appreciate its tranquil charm and acknowledge it as part of the "Undiscovered Lakeland". In the Square is the town hall, once the market hall, and now the Tourist Information Centre, two slate fish market slabs, and old stocks, which together with the surrounding three storey merchants houses, creates a unique feeling to this historic market town. There is also a good selection of amenities within the village including an award winning restaurant.

Turner's Cottage

ref: 124183

near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Just 3 miles south of Coniston, Turner's Cottage is a romantic hideway for 2 with a four poster bed, double ended roll top bath and the all important open fire.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Hidden Cottage

ref: 124173

Lowick near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Hidden Cottage is situated close to Coniston Water and village and is within walking distance of two excellent Lakeland Inns.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Haycote Cottage

ref: 124175

Lowick near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Perfect for those wishing to be a little off the beaten track, this is a romantic hideaway for two with that all important pub within easy walking distance.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Hayloft

ref: 125113

Outgate near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Quality cottage style studio set within the grounds of Peacock Cottage, ideal for a romantic break at any time of the year
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Ramblers Rest

ref: 124125

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

A luxurious ground floor apartment, with light oak furniture, leather and luxurious soft furnishings. Two minutes from the centre of Coniston and within easy walking distance of the lake. 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Low Ickenthwaite Farm Cottage

ref: 23748

Rusland, nr. Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

ExteriorA traditional hideaway between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water with lovely rural views over the garden across the Rusland Valley.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Croft House Apartment

ref: 129209

Broughton-in-Furness, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

This pretty little apartment sits just off the market square, handy for the pubs and restaurants.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Carrie's Gate

ref: 124189

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Character, Lakeland cottage set in an enviable position overlooking Coniston Water, ideally placed for easy access onto Coniston Old Man and nearby fell range.
Sleeps4 - 5
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Town End Barn

ref: 124116

Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

This Lakeland cottage just oozes character and boasts uninterrupted views towards Grizedale forest.
Sleeps4 - 5
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Lavender Cottage

ref: 125109

Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Lavender Cottage sits in the heart of Hawkshead, with a courtyard garden and that all important parking space.
Sleeps4 - 5
No of bedrooms3Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Coniston View

ref: 124127

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Coniston View has arguably the best views of Coniston Water and has that all important open fire for the colder months.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Letterbox Cottage

ref: 125105

near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

This delightful country Lakeland cottage is ideally placed for an enjoyable holiday.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Potters Wheel

ref: 124111

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Potters Wheel provides excellent facilities and benefits from being only 100 metres from the Lake.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

BlueBird Cottage

ref: 124176

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Bluebird Cottage sits proudly above Coniston Village enjoying superb views of the Lake and surrounding fell ranges.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Fisherbeck Fold

ref: 124159

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Fisherbeck Fold enjoys fabulous views over the lake. The property has been thoughtfully converted to retain an abundance of character and original features.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

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